Singapore issuers raised $5.66b from 35 IPOs in 2017

It's the highest in 13 years. Singapore issuers smashed a 13-year record when they raised $5.66b (US$4.2b) from 35 initial public offerings (IPO) in both domestic and international exchanges, Ernst & Young LLP (EY) revealed. According to its global IPO ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore seeks input on upcoming budget

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Finance has launched its annual consultation on tax and spending proposals to be included in this year’s Budget. The public can provide views through various channels, including at public events being held up until ... ( read original story ...)

Explained: Singapore’s Official Secrets Act

If there is one “secret” that you should uncover for yourself, then that is Singapore’s Official Secrets Act (OSA). Enacted to prevent the disclosure of official documents and information, the 19 sections in the OSA describe what such disclosure ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore: Banking on the Future

Singapore is fast becoming a global innovation hub. After years of rapid growth, the economy slowed recently due to an aging population and low productivity growth. In response, the country is embracing the digital economy. The government is looking at ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Airlines CEO on A380 Fleet, Business Review

Dec.14 -- Facing growing competition from Mideast rivals Emirates and Etihad, Singapore Airlines is stepping up its game and investing $850M to refit all of its Airbus SE A380 jets. Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong spoke exclusively with Bloomberg's ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore stocks snap 4-day rally; OCBC, DBS Bank lead losses

Singapore shares fell after four sessions of gains on Thursday, with financials such as Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp and DBS Group accounting for most of the losses. Asian shares edged higher after the U.S. Federal Reserve's comments tempered prospects for ... ( read original story ...)